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Mueller Report Raises New Questions About Russia's Hacking Targets In 2016

The special counsel's report said the FBI believes Russian military intelligence was able to gain access to at least one Florida county government's computer network during the 2016 campaign.
Voting booths at a polling station in Christmas, Fla., on Election Day 2016. A Florida-based company that provides election equipment to localities was hacked by Russia during the 2016 election, the Mueller report found. Source: Gregg Newton

While the headlines about special counsel Robert Mueller's report have focused on the question of whether President Trump obstructed justice, the report also gave fresh details about Russian efforts to hack into U.S. election systems.

In particular, the report said, "We understand the FBI believes that this operation enabled [Russian military intelligence] to gain access to the network of at least one Florida county government" during the 2016 campaign.

That came as news to Paul Lux, president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections — which has been working closely with federal

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